Bangor University Accommodation
Casita offers Bangor University student accommodation that is usually just a couple of minutes’ walk from the university’s campus or just a short ride away from it. Almost all of these off-campus student accommodation options offer all-inclusive rents and Wi-Fi; the accommodation is usually fully furnished. Most of these accommodation options offer laundry services and a number of other facilities with a wide variety of prices as well.
Why Study at Bangor University
Bangor University is located in Bangor, Wales, United Kingdom. The university received its Royal Charter in 1885 and it was one of the founding institutions of the federal University of Wales. Bangor University received the Gold rating - the highest rating possible - in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), it’s ranked in the top 10 for student satisfaction according to NSS 2019, and it’s ranked in the top 20 for teaching quality according to the Times and Sunday Times League Table 2019.
The university’s research is also ranked in the top 40 in the UK according to the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 where the REF recognized that more than three-quarters of the university’s research is either internationally excellent or world-leading as well as ahead of the average for UK universities. Bangor University’s lectures and courses were rated second in the UK according to What Uni Student Choice Awards 2018. Also, the university’s societies and clubs were named best in the UK according to the WhatUni Student Choice Awards 2019.
Bangor University Schools, Colleges, and Courses
The academic schools at Bangor University are grouped into three colleges. The College of Arts, Humanities, and Business which includes the Bangor Business School, the School of Law, Centre for Research on Bilingualism, the School of History, Philosophy, and Social Sciences, the School of Music and Media, The Management Centre, the School of Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, the School of Welsh and Celtic Studies, and ELCOS.
The College of Environmental Sciences and Engineering consists of the School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering, the School of Natural Sciences, the School of Ocean Sciences, and the BioComposites Centre. The College of Human Sciences includes the School of Education and Human Development, the School of Health Sciences, the School of Medical Sciences, the School of Psychology, and the School of Sport, Health, and Exercise Sciences. Also, the university offers hundreds of courses across the humanities, arts, and sciences in undergraduate study, postgraduate taught study, postgraduate research, part-time courses, and degree apprenticeships. Undergraduate courses and postgraduate courses are available in many subject areas: Arts, Humanities, and Business; Environmental Sciences and Engineering; and Human Sciences.
Bangor University offers a wide range of services and facilities which include Admissions support, Alumni Relations Office, Archives and Special Collections, Bar Uno, CELT: Centre for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching, Commercial Services, Conferencing and Catering, Development and Alumni Relations, Dyslexia: Miles Dyslexia Centre, ELCOS (English Language Centre for Overseas Students), Finance Office, Health and Safety, Human Resources, International Education Centre, IT and Computing Services, Library and Archive Services, Marketing, Recruitment & Communications, Teras Lounge, Pontio Food and Drink, Cafe Teras, Planning and Student Data, and many more. Also, Bangor University recently invested in the Pontio Arts and Innovation Centre which is a multi-million-pound investment that includes the Students’ Union, teaching facilities, a cinema, a theatre, a bar, cafes, and an innovation space.
Bangor University Student Accommodation
Bangor University student accommodation has won third place for having some of the best student accommodation from the What Uni Student Choice Awards 2019. Bangor University accommodation is offered for both undergraduate students and postgraduate students. All Bangor University student accommodation residences are conveniently within walking distance of the main university buildings, cafes, bars, shops, fitness centres, common rooms, and laundrettes. Moreover, all of the Bangor University student accommodation offered are self-catered, and most of the rooms offered have a private bathroom with shared kitchen facilities. Every Bangor University accommodation on-campus residence includes a gym and campus life membership, all water, electricity, internet, and heat bills are included with the rent, and Wi-Fi and wired internet access.
Bangor University - Nearby Cities and Universities
Bangor University is located in Bangor city which is a cathedral city and community located in Gwynedd, northwest Wales; it’s considered to be the oldest city in Wales. Bangor city is approximately 78.5 miles away from Liverpool which has Liverpool Hope University. Bangor is also approximately 96.8 miles away from Ormskirk which includes Edge Hill University.
Fun Facts About Bangor University
Bangor University is nationally ranked #50 and it’s internationally ranked #738 according to the CWUR World University Rankings 2018-2019.
Bangor University is ranked #38 out of 91 UK universities that meet the World University Rankings table's criteria for inclusion.
Frequently Asked Questions:
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How many international students are at Bangor University?
There are nearly 2,000 international students at Bangor University, making up about 12% of the student body.
Does Bangor University offer scholarships for international students?
Yes, Bangor University offers a number of scholarships for international students. These include International Scholarship, Merit Scholarships, Chevening Scholarships, and Commonwealth Scholarships.
Are there student support services provided at Bangor University?
Yes, Bangor University offers a wide range of student support services that include:
- Academic support
- Financial support
- Personal support
- International student support
What is Bangor University's acceptance rate?
Bangor University has an acceptance rate of approximately 69%.
Is Bangor University good?
Yes, Bangor University is a good university. It is ranked in the top 200 universities in the world and offers a wide range of courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.